What Happened on June 22, 1900

Historical Events

  • In China, practically the whole foreign community in Peking, including many Chinese Christians, retreat to British compounds

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennie Tourel [Davidovich], Russian-American mezzo-soprano (Paris Opera, 1931-38; Metropolitan Opera,1937-47), born in Vitebsk, Russian Empire (now in Belarus) (d. 1973)
  • Russell Vis, American Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold freestyle lightweight 1924), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1990)
Born in 1900
1900 Highlights

About June 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer